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      02-24-2012, 08:26 AM   #1
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Cool New wheels!

Just ordered these from the ever helpful BM Autosport

Can't hyperlink the picture for the lazy amongst you - they're 18" CSL reps, staggered fitment, identical size to the MV3s they'll be replacing so no loss of ride quality and guaranteed to fit

http://www.bmautosport.co.uk/showroo...h=51_23_122_32

They were supposed to be delivered today but I've had to come into work so I'll pick them up from the courier depot as soon as I can and get some pictures up
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Very nice, only 450 too.

I'm after a set for track days with sticky tyres, this could be tempting.
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      02-24-2012, 10:03 AM   #3
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Looks very nice! look forward to seeing them on!
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Look awesome! i wanted these but managed to get a set of genuine mv3 to replace my cracked ones so thought to keep it original.

Will transform the look with a grin on your face!
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Just ordered these from the ever helpful BM Autosport

Can't hyperlink the picture for the lazy amongst you - they're 18" CSL reps, staggered fitment, identical size to the MV3s they'll be replacing so no loss of ride quality and guaranteed to fit

http://www.bmautosport.co.uk/showroo...h=51_23_122_32

They were supposed to be delivered today but I've had to come into work so I'll pick them up from the courier depot as soon as I can and get some pictures up
So you managed to sell your MV3.
Congrats mate. I am sure they will look nice on your car.
Dont forget to post some photos....
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Not yet still stacked in my shed with tyres on them
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      02-24-2012, 01:25 PM   #7
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Not yet still stacked in my shed with tyres on them
I'm sure that they'll sell soon.
All the best
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Bet they will look stunning on your motor
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Just ordered these from the ever helpful BM Autosport

Can't hyperlink the picture for the lazy amongst you - they're 18" CSL reps, staggered fitment, identical size to the MV3s they'll be replacing so no loss of ride quality and guaranteed to fit

http://www.bmautosport.co.uk/showroo...h=51_23_122_32

They were supposed to be delivered today but I've had to come into work so I'll pick them up from the courier depot as soon as I can and get some pictures up

I've seen a few people buying from them now.

I've always been a bit "suspicious" on after market wheels, especially if its not from a "well known/ established" company like BBS, Hartge, AC Schitnzer etc....


But now with oem BMW wheels having a cracking issue, might look at some less "reputable" options.

Newbie/ Idiot questions:

Where are those wheels made? and do you get any warranty against cracking etc...
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Paul, PM'd you about the fitting - look forward to seeing them on the car
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      02-25-2012, 03:41 AM   #11
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I've seen a few people buying from them now.

I've always been a bit "suspicious" on after market wheels, especially if its not from a "well known/ established" company like BBS, Hartge, AC Schitnzer etc....


But now with oem BMW wheels having a cracking issue, might look at some less "reputable" options.

Newbie/ Idiot questions:

Where are those wheels made? and do you get any warranty against cracking etc...
After opening the box, they're Italian. Very well packaged unlike the very expensive Felgens a lot of people had imported a while back.

Presumably a year's warranty on them, but who knows? I've not seen a report of aftermarket wheels cracking...

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Paul, PM'd you about the fitting - look forward to seeing them on the car
Cheers if I can get all 8 in the car I'll have them done by midweek, if not I'll need a couple of trips to the tyre place.
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CSL reps are always a great choice

Huge upgrade from the MV3s.. Congrats!
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I've seen a few people buying from them now.

I've always been a bit "suspicious" on after market wheels, especially if its not from a "well known/ established" company like BBS, Hartge, AC Schitnzer etc....

Bmautosport have been around for ages and have always been well regarded from what ive seen
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Paul, PM'd you about the fitting - look forward to seeing them on the car
is that the same one you have on yours?
sorry this is a noob question
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      02-25-2012, 06:24 PM   #15
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How do 18inch CSL wheels look ?
I've seen loads of cars with 19s but not 18s.
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congrats. looking forward to seeing pics

Mark's really helpful and a generally good bloke (guys who owns bmautosport) and he usually comes down to all of the shows
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How do 18inch CSL wheels look ?
I've seen loads of cars with 19s but not 18s.
I'm hoping they look good now I've bought them!

There were a few 18" CSL reps with what looked like quite large centres and proportionally shorter spokes, which didn't look very good IMO. These look much better. Pics ASAP
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Excited to see some pics when fitted, also very close to buy those wheels :-)
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Excited to see some pics when fitted, also very close to buy those wheels :-)
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How do 18inch CSL wheels look ?
I've seen loads of cars with 19s but not 18s.
I have 18 BBS CK's (900), which are similar in style and they look fantastic, far better IMO than MV3s, obviously much more money than these reps.

Although 19's are bound to look better, the ride quality suffers too much (I've tried 225s previously). Sounds like a great price, I wonder what the quality is like? Hard to measure really objectively. I guess you'll be fitting non-RFTs so won't be testing out whether they crack?
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I think Ronal make the OEM MV3 wheels amongst others. They have a great reputation as a quality wheel manufacturer, I think it is just the suspension and tyre combination which overcomes the manufacturing tolerances.

I would think most people fitting aftermarket alloys are running non-RFTs
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Bad news, just spoke to Mark from BM Autosport, and the staggered setup is out of stock, with no dates for new stock.
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